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    Rumor Donnie is thinking of making these moves this off*season

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    Robert Currence on Apr 21, 2010

    Full Disclosure these moves are completely unsubstantiated but do come from a source inside the Knick organization. But I am curious on what you folks think.

    Donnie Walsh has not given up on trying to pry Ricky Rubio from Minnesota, there is a plan to offer Bill Walker and our 2 second round picks for Rubio's draft rights.* The second move is a do over of a move that did not work at the trading deadline.* Walsh still has his man crush on Tyrus Thomas and if he can't sign him outright, he is considering a sign and trade for him.* Charlotte supposedly has some interest in Al so he might try to sign Al and trade him to Charlotte for TT Boy.* The third option *is to go get Ramon sessions to pair with TD in the back court. That one is the least believeable because it involves Sergio which would require the Knicks to make a qualifying offer and sign him first.

    In an unrelated unconfirmed rumor, David Lee is higher on Walsh's list than the old boy is letting on, by pretending to be disinterested Donnie is hoping to drive down the price for Lee. It appears that Donnie has a hard as concrete ceiling of 10 mil as the highest he is willing to pay Lee.* But supposedly the interest is so high that behind Bos, Lee is his second choice.* Well what do you think. Personally with the exception of bringing Lee back at a good price I hope all of these are full of hot air.

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    All except Rubio of course. The guys a mad PG and plays some snakey, Ginobili-esque, Euro on ball and off ball defence. One of the best passers in the world too.

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    Donnie Walsh biggest problem as a President:
    but do come from a source inside the Knick organization.
    First thing Walsh better do is find and Fire all these "sources inside the Knick organization" that is snitching all his bussiness to media and the next team.

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    Originally Posted by Kiyaman
    Donnie Walsh biggest problem as a President:


    First thing Walsh better do is find and Fire all these "sources inside the Knick organization" that is snitching all his business to media and the next team.
    I don't believe in inside sources. Mostly that means some journalist made it up and he needs some evidence. If that is not to be found they just cite some anonymous source inside the organisation.

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    I don't want Rubio anymore.

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    Personally, I like these. I would still like to see Rubio as a Knick. And not having to give up Chandler is a bonus. Walker + our 2nd round picks is a great deal. And who else that may be available could run D'Antoni's system? Chris Paul obviously, and he should be our first choice. But it will be difficult to get him and N.O. may ask for too much.

    A Bosh/Thomas frontcourt is pretty freaking good. Much better than a Bosh/Lee or Lee/Thomas froncourt. And this still leaves plenty of space to get some other very good players to fill out the roster.

    PG-Rubio
    SG-Anthony Morrow
    SF-Gallo
    PF-Thomas
    C-Bosh

    I'll take that lineup.

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    Originally Posted by metrocard
    I don't want Rubio anymore.
    Just curious...what soured you on this guy? I mean, you were all about him at the draft last year. What changed?

    The only thing I can think of (and I somewhat agree) is perhaps we don't want a guy like Rubio who decides if he doesn't like where he is drafted he just won't go. It's the NBA equivalent of taking your ball and going on home...kind of a bitch move. But I think the talent is certainly there, and he would flourish in D'Antoni's system.

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    Originally Posted by metrocard
    I don't want Rubio anymore.
    Why??I think we need a PG, my dream is Paul but if is not possible,Rubio is a GOOD CHOICE.....

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